Head of the statue of an Amarna king with khepresh crown and uraeus

Stone / limestone, paint | 10cm | New Kingdom, 1353-1334 BCE

Unknown Artist

The statue still shows traces of color, particularly of red on the lips. The piercing of the lobe of the ear for earrings is observed in both male and female statues from the reign of Amenhotep III (1390-1353 BC) onward.

Period: New Kingdom read more